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Media Round-Up: Week of June 26th
| Jul 1, 2022

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as first Black woman on the Supreme Court Ximena Bustillo, NPR At noon yesterday Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was …

Inspiring LGBTQ Women In Politics
| Jun 30, 2022

  Happy Pride Month from Gender on the Ballot! This election cycle, a record number of LGBTQ candidates are running for U.S. Congress. This is coming on the heels of a record number of LGBTQ people appointed to the Biden administration. As a potential increase for LGBTQ political representation looms, and we mark the end …

How Can We Get America’s First Black Woman Governor?
| Jun 22, 2022

  A record number of Black women are running for office in 2022, including statewide executive roles, but there is one role that has eluded Black women the most: Governor. According to the Center for American Women in Politics (CAWP), of the 94 women who are statewide elected executives, only six are Black women. Prior …

Meet the ‘Grandmother of Juneteenth’: Opal Lee
| Jun 19, 2022

  On June 17th, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, making Juneteenth a federal holiday in America. Juneteenth is a celebration commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in the United States and it is the first new federal holiday signed into law since Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was adopted …

Media Round-Up: Week of June 12th
| Jun 17, 2022

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round-Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   Title IX aimed to get women into grad schools. Over 50 years, it shaped their role in sports. Rachel Axon, Lindsay Schnell, Lydia Chebbine, The 19th* June …

Media Round-Up: Week of June 5th
| Jun 10, 2022

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   More women than ever own guns. Could that change gun laws? Anne Branigin, Washington Post Gun control debates have once again stirred up in the United …

Media Round-Up: Week of May 29th
| Jun 3, 2022

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: In Harriet Tubman’s home state of Maryland, a new school bears her name Nicole Asbury, Washington Post The newest elementary school in Gaithersburg, Maryland has been named after …

Women’s Economic Hardship May Suppress Voter Turnout
| Jun 2, 2022

  It is painfully clear that women bear the brunt of the economic challenges facing Americans. In All In Together’s recent polling, we found that a majority of women (58%) felt the economy was not working well for them, compared to 47% of men. And looking towards the future, we found a double-digit difference between …

Pride and Politics: Elected Officials Who Broke the Rainbow Ceiling
| Jun 1, 2022

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month–a necessary time to reflect on LGBTQ+ leaders’ impact on American politics and government. While much progress has been made toward achieving more diverse representation across local, state, and federal elected offices since Harvey Milk won a seat on San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors in 1977 …

Media Round-Up: Week of May 22nd
| May 27, 2022

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   Black women candidates in NC poised to make history, but supporters say help is needed Dawn Baumgartner Waughan, The News & Observer North Carolina is on …

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